Tag: "will" at medical news
Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
... be diagnosed with prostate cancer and over 27,000 will
die. Established prognostic factors include age, summary stage, primary treatment, histologic grade, socioeconomic status, and year of diagnosis. Epidemiologic studies have identified racial differences in incidence and mortality, with African-Amer...
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...n Americans are afflicted with OA, and that number will
rise to 40 million by the year 2020. Controversy n...ovides evidence-based background and guidance that will
be of help to physicians, and to patients, in the use of these important commonly used agents....
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...r own care and motivated to take on responsibility will
likely find other ways to accomplish that, even wh... Brown VA in Chicago. In the follow-up study, they will
have access to additional ways to measure adherence such as prescription refill records, and will
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...ore long, another unwelcome, but predictable, pest will
return: the dreaded, oft-spotted flu bug. But as...losophy with martial and healing arts. Yang, who will
discuss the work as a featured speaker at a Sept. 21 clinical conference hosted by Mayo Clinic in Ro...
Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test
... have received cochlear implants and other devices will
soon benefit from a speech perception test offered...ed to be a part of this achievement. The MESP test will
allow, for the first time, objective assessment of the benefits provided by the cochlear implant to ...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...oke, according to a study posted online today that will
appear in a later print issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. A meta-analysis of previous studies also published online today found that being confined to bed, not leaving home daily or being unable to care for on...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
..., according to an article posted online today that will
appear in the October 2007 print issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. In patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), the immune system attacks the myelin sheaths that protect nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, accord...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
... at baseline, more than one-half of the population will
be diabetic after 10 years. With all the adverse health effects of diabetes, this is a hugely important issue for middle-aged African-Americans. Although we did not have the opportunity to conduct similar research in other cities with large numbers...
Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients' own obstetricians
Pregnant women frequently ask their physician will
you be delivering my baby" Dr. Haim A. Abenhaim MPH and co-authors wanted to determine whether obstetric outcomes differed between women whose babies were delivered by their own obstetrician and those attended by an on-call obstetrician who did not ...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...y underutilization, but my hope is that this study will
lead to more correct diagnoses and better care of patients. Spirometry testing is an inexpensive, quick, and painless procedure, which is necessary to confirm a COPD diagnosis, said Mark J. Rosen, MD, FCCP, President of the American College of Che...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
... scientists, along with the University of Georgia, will
appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy ...look at postmortem Parkinson's disease brains, you will
see that both dopamine and norepinephrine neurons are gone," Dr. Weinshenker explains. "We know that...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...edicines, fluid intake and activities so that they will
have all the information needed to decide how best to help you, says Krainson....
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...a or New York City." Schootman says more studies will
be needed to determine what specifically increased the risk of diabetes as a result of poor housing conditions, but many factors have already been ruled out....
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
...authors calculate that new cases of gastric cancer will
fall by at least 24% over the next decade in the West, without the need for treatment. The authors say that the fall in the number of cases of gastric inflammation caused by Helicobacter pylori infection largely explains the figures....
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...As one of only two such Centers in the country, it will
build on current groundbreaking research programs ...isease. This new Center of Excellence designation will
enhance our ability to implement our translational research program, where research and clinical car...
Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index
...entral fat early on in their lives. To do so, they will
need to develop lifelong dietary and exercise habits that prevent the development of the pot belly....
Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...ins said. Although acculturation and assimilation will
provide some migrants with benefits such as wealth...tional cultures, as Hispanic immigrant populations will
naturally acculturate over time. ...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...e a threat to the women affected), high-grade DCIS will
virtually always break out of the milk ducts, and then will
become dangerous, biologically aggressive high grade invasive breast cancer. This makes it all the ...
Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
...of the normal, skin-like cells. Further research will
be needed to confirm that hypothesis, Dr. Souza said. Its an interesting series of experiments, she said. None of them absolutely prove that this is whats going on, but its an interesting concept, and it certainly supports the theory that your norm...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
...ormone receptor positive metastatic breast cancers will
eventually develop resistance to endocrine therapi...r, Clarke said that the next step in this research will
be to conduct a trial to test the predictive power of XBP1 in the clinic....
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